CARDIFF CITY

("The Bluebirds")

Year formed1899
Turned professional 1910 
Limited company 1910 
Previous namesRiverside AFC: 1899 - 1907

Cardiff City: 1907 - .

Ground

Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff CF11 8AZ

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 75 yards (101 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity33,300
Record attendance at present ground

33,280, Wales v Belgium, European Championship qualifying match,

12th June 2015 (1-0)

Record attendance at present ground

for Cardiff City match

32,339 v Manchester City, FA Cup 4th round, 28th January 2018

(lost 0-2)

League career

Southern League Division Two: 1910 - 1913

Southern League Division One: 1913 - 1920

Division Two: 1920 - 1921

Division One: 1921 - 1929

Division Two: 1929 - 1931

Division Three (South): 1931 - 1947

Division Two: 1947 - 1952

Division One: 1952 - 1957

Division Two: 1957 - 1960

Division One: 1960 - 1962

Division Two: 1962 - 1975

Division Three: 1975 - 1976

Division Two: 1976 - 1982

Division Three: 1982 - 1983

Division Two: 1983 - 1985

Division Three: 1985 - 1986

Division Four: 1986 - 1988

Division Three: 1988 - 1990

Division Four/Three: 1990 - 1993

Division Two: 1993 - 1995

Division Three: 1995 - 1999

Division Two: 1999 - 2000

Division Three: 2000 - 2001

Division Two: 2001 - 2003

Division One/Championship: 2003 - 2013

Premier League: 2013 - 2014

Championship: 2014 - 2018

Premier League: 2018 - .

First Football League game28th August 1920 v Stockport County, Division Two, won 5-2 
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision One runners-up: 1923-24

Division Two / Championship runners-up: 1920-21, 1951-52, 1959-60,

2017-18

Division Three (South) champions: 1946-47

Division Three runners-up: 1975-76, 1982-83

Division Three champions: 1992-93

Division Four/Three runners-up: 1987-88, 2000-01

Southern League Division Two champions: 1912-13

Second World War West Division champions: 1944-45

Second World War West Division runners-up: 1943-44

Second World War Division Three (South) South region runners-up:

1945-46

Domestic - CupFA Cup winners: 1926-26

FA Cup runners-up: 1924-25, 2007-08

Coca-Cola League Cup runners-up: 2011-12

Charity Shield winners: 1927-28

Welsh Cup winners: 1911-12, 1919-20, 1921-22, 1922-23, 1926-27,

1927-28, 1929-30, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1966-67,

1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1972-73, 1973-74, 1975-76,

1987-88, 1991-92, 1992-93

Welsh Cup runners-up: 1928-29, 1938-39, 1948-49, 1950-51, 1959-60,

1971-72, 1974-75, 1976-77, 1981-82, 1993-94, 1994-95

FAW Premier Cup winners: 2001-02

FAW Premier Cup runners-up: 1997-98, 1999-2000

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1970-71

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position22nd, Division Three, 1995-96
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points  
2 for a win66, Division Three (South), 1946-47
3 for a win87, Championship, 2012-13
Fewest League points 
2 for a win24, Division Three (South), 1933-34
3 for a win35, Division Two, 1984-85
Most League goals scored95, Division Two, 2000-01
Most League goals conceded105, Division Three (South), 1933-34
Fewest League goals scored32, Premier League 2013-14
Fewest League goals conceded30, Division Three (South), 1946-47
Most wins in a League season30, Division Three (South), 1946-47
Fewest wins in a League season7, Premier League, 2013-14
Most draws in a League season23, Division Three, 1997-98
Fewest draws in a League season6, Division Two, 1983-84

6, Division Three (South), 1933-34, 1946-47

Most losses in a League season27, Division Three (South), 1933-34
Fewest losses in a League season6, Division Three (South), 1946-47
Record League win9-2 v Thames, Division Three (South), 6th February 1932
Record Cup win8-0 v Enfield, FA Cup 1st round, 28th November 1931 
Record defeat2-11 v Sheffield United, Division One, 1st January 1926
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season31, Robert Earnshaw, Division Two, 2002-03
in total128, Len Davies, 1920-31
  
Most League goals in one match5, Hugh Ferguson v Burnley, Division One, 1st September 1928

5, Walter Robbins v Thames, Division Three (South), 6th February 1932

5, William Henderson v Northampton Town, Division Three (South), 22nd April 1933 

Most League appearances 471, Phil Dwyer, 1972-85
Most capped player39, Alf Sherwood, Wales, 1946-56
Youngest League playerAaron Ramsey, 16 years 123 days v Hull City, 28th April 2007 
Highest Transfer Fee Received

£6,000,000 for Jordan Mutch to Queen's Park Rangers, August 2014

Highest Transfer Fee Paid£11,000,000 for Gary Medel from Sevilla, August 2013